This could be a test of desire, so stay 'til the lights burn out
Dreams are unoriginal, and movement's traditional
So keep moving, everyone’s watching and scoring your every move
The feeling it could pay out has severed away somehow

And every time it works out, you'd like to cash out
Tell me there is a reason to keep motion on our side
I guess I could be wrong, but my feelings stand strong
"If you play your numbers..."
Now you’ve got me thinking about routine and dollar signs
If we could only doubt the biggest part of what could happen
Sight but without depth perception
"If you play your numbers..."
Now you’ve got me thinking about routine and dollar signs
Too bad we're all about the biggest part of what could happen
Sight but without depth perception

Hope that we are destined and not testing out our luck
Through all of the hands we hold, we’re losing in stamina
So fade this scene, everyone’s watching a scripted lullaby
Whatever your heart may feel won’t amount to the sex appeal

And every time it works out, you'd like to cash out
Tell me there is a reason to keep motion on our side
I guess I could be wrong, but my feelings stand strong
"If you play your numbers..."
Now you’ve got me thinking about routine and dollar signs
If we could only doubt the biggest part of what could happen
Sight but without depth perception
"If you play your numbers..."
Now you’ve got me thinking about routine and dollar signs
Too bad we're all about the biggest part of what could happen
Sight but without depth perception

We'll shimmer and grind our teeth
At the thought of our competition fading
We'll speak in monologues
Well I am waiting, I am waiting

This could be a test of desire, so stay 'til the lights burn out
Dreams are unoriginal, and movement traditional
So keep moving, everyone’s watching and scoring your every move
The feeling it could pay out has severed away somehow

"If you play your numbers..."
Now you’ve got me thinking about routine and dollar signs
If we could only doubt the biggest part of what could happen
Sight but without depth perception
"If you play your numbers..."
Now you’ve got me thinking about routine and dollar signs
Too bad we're all about the biggest part of what could happen
Sight but without depth perception

Sight but without depth perception
Sight but without depth perception
We'll shimmer and grind our teeth
At the thought of our competition fading
We'll speak in monologues
Well I am waiting, I am waiting

I'm writing for playing on an empty hand
Is trying worth nothing when chance defines an end?
I'm writing for playing
Is ambition all we'll ever have?


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Routine and Dollar Signs song meanings
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    General Comment"Whatever your heart may feel, won’t amount to the sex appeal"
    Ackkk! I love the lyric!! Especially the way he sings it.
    amorsubio17on July 10, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe songs about a couple and to them it's not about the sex or how far they go. Or atleast he hopes it's not.
    JREon May 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentReally? I always thought it had some relation to the industry.
    Vuhnessuhhhon July 19, 2009   Link
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    General CommentO: first off, I think this is one freakin' awesome song <333333 I also <3 the acoustic remix of it C: hehehe
    well for some reason in the beginning I feel like he's saying "this could be a test for disaster" instead of "this could be a test for desire", but idk...that's just what I hear. it would make sense 'cause like he's saying that he wants to see if things will work out with this girl or not, but either way it still makes sense if it's 'desire' or 'disaster'.
    anyways, I think the song is basically about how a guy hopes that things will work out with a girl that he's head over heels for, but he's afraid that she doesn't feel the same or that she's unsure about her feelings towards him. and if they do get together, he's afraid that their relationship will grow old due to the fact that she doesn't really like him and/or is just using him (goes back to the title of the song). towards the end of the song he's asking her if anything will ever happen between them, or will they just keep waiting for each other (I hope that made sense x.x). OR it could be about a guy and a girl in an on-off relationship (And every time it works out, you'd like to cash out), and the guy is wondering if he should continue dating her 'cause he feels like he's being used but he truly does love her (Tell me there is a reason to keep motion on our side. I guess I could be wrong, but my feelings stand strong). or maybe both of those things...just put together xD that's what I think...everyone's opinion is different. :P
    musikfreak202on November 12, 2009   Link

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